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Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
this early vote has turned out. look at this. colorado, 77% has already voted. nevada. 72%. north carolina, 63% has already voted. in florida 53%. iowa 44%. and ohio 31%. john dickerson and i were talking about this earlier today. we could have most of the results already by the people that have come out early and that's why the campaigns spent so much time on getting out the vote early, this ground game on these early votes. >> pelley: we'll come back to you early and often. john dickerson is our cbs news political director. john is going to be showing us the various ways that the candidates can get to the 270 electoral votes necessary to twin presidency. john? >> well, first, scott, let's follow up on what bob was saying. we're going to dispatch with 41 of the states, the majority of the country cbs estimates based on the polling that those states are either going to go to barack obama or to mitt romney. that gives barack obama a start where he's likely to get 237 electoral votes, mitt romney is likely to get 191 electoral votes. so here we are at the beginning of the evening, nothing ha
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
have to then at the end get to -- he would have to win nevada iowa which are states the obama folks think are already in their column they're very confident about them. so it's a tough path for them in governor romney loses ohio. >> what are you looking for in share of the electorate? >> the share of the white vote and minority vote. president obama got 43% of the white vote. that's a shrinking part of the electorate shrinking since 1992. or is this a new electorate? in 2008 president obama created a new coalition and the electorate is moving in the president's way. if governor romney does well tonight, the electorate will look more like it did in 2000 and 2004 than it did in 2008. >> i think 20% of the electorate in 2008 was a minority vote and obama won that, 80% of that vote. they're predicting that could go higher in terms of that part of the electorate. but then in you look at states like ohio and wisconsin, obama would win there because of actually the white vote because there's a lot of white votes in those states. >> it would be an irony, if he wins in o
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
is the question more pressing than in nevada, the state with the highest unemployment rate in the country, a place where there are jobs waiting to be filled. >> karl hutter: yeah, we hear way too much about the united states manufacturing, "we don't manufacture anything anymore." not true. not true. >> pitts: sure, it's mexico, it's in china... >> hutter: yeah, yeah, that... that all went to china, that all went to mexico. not true whatsoever. >> pitts: karl hutter is the new chief operating officer of click bond in carson city, nevada, a company his parents started in 1969. >> hutter: we're still technically a small business, but we're growing quickly. >> pitts: so you're hiring? >> hutter: we are hiring. we're hiring and we need to find good people. and that's really what the challenge is these days. >> pitts: 325 people work at click bond, making fasteners that hold cables, panels and pretty much everything else inside today's planes, ships and trains. their customers include the defense department. the f-35 has 30,000 click bond fasteners. the workhorses in this factory may look old, but they'
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am PST
romney among hispanic voters 3-1 in nevada costing the republicans the white house. >> they think about us almost like a second thought. we need to have the hispanic vote. >> reporter: las vegas businessman, a republican for 40 years says many in his party need to learn to reach out too and to soften their stance on immigration such as on programs to give illegal immigrants permission to work if they were brought to the u.s. as children. right now it stands do you believe that there are enough republicans who really believe in compromising -- >> i believe it. >> reporter: you believe it right now? >> right. if i don't believe it then i won't be able to be a republican. >> reporter: in florida, colorado and nevada the percentage of the electorate that is hispanic has increased 1 percentage point or more in the last four years. by 2016 at least 2 million more latinos will be eligible to vote. the obama campaign went out of its way to reach hispanics. airing ads like these. [ speaking foreign language ] it's that sensitivity that mario said was missing from the romney campaign. >> we are t
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 3:30pm PST
with the nine we've been talking about: nevada, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, iowa, new hampshire, virginia, north carolina and florida. that's where the competition will be tonight because those states it's just too close and so now we wait. >> pelley: john, thank you. the biggest of those battleground states are florida, ohio, and virginia. and that is where the candidates have been spending a lot of time since the republican convention. the obama-biden ticket in blue and the romney-ryan ticket in those red dots you see there. we have correspondents in all three of those states tonight and first dean reynolds is in the birthplace of seven american presidents, the state of ohio. dean? >> reporter: good evening, scott, from the statehouse in columbus. you know, ohio started voting early, five weeks ago and 1,787,000 people took advantage of that opportunity, the highest number in the state's history. we noticed today as well that a lot of people are casting provisional ballots, they go to people whose address doesn't match their registration or who requested an absentee ballot from the state but n
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
, michelle. 6:11. >>> today is the second day of a strike against raley's in northern california and nevada. it happened after contract talks broke off yesterday. issues are medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working sundays, and a proposed pay freeze. this is the first strike in the 77-year history of the company. >>> time now 6:12. why notorious mobster whitey bulger was rushed to the hospital. >> a tragedy at a zoo. i 2-year-old mauled to death by wild dogs. how he got in the cage. >> and on the hook, how much muni will have to pay for the bus torched in the wild world series celebrations. thi he story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [ female announcer ] that's when eves turned to sutter health's palo alto medical foundation. [ eves ] the doctors that i dealt with, they got it, that this old guy wanted to return as a hang glider pilot. they
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
on the campaign trail with events in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. governor romney arrives in virginia a day after an event in another battleground state. >> mitt romney campaigned in florida wednesday but during his three rallies he never once mentioned president obama by name. >> i understand what it takes to get this country going again. and to bring back the kind of greatness we depend on. >> he refrained from an all out attack on the president who was visiting with disaster victims in new jersey. instead romney made his own pitch to help those affected by the storm. >> if you have the ability to help please provide some resources to people there and give calls to your loved ones and keep folks in your thoughts and prayers. it's a big part of what america is. >> the romney campaign ended up back pedalling wednesday over remarks he made about disaster relief funding. at a republican primary debate last year romney down played the federal government's role in disaster response. >> every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states t
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
it into their trunk. >> swapped. the suspects drove off in a sedan with nevada plates. >>> she was sitting on a gold mine and didn't even know it. today a californiaground mother who lams -- grandmother who almost missed her chance to cash in on a fortune came forward. the lucky winner is $23 million richer. >> reporter: with tears in her eyes julie severa arrived at the lottery office to claim her $23 million winnings. >> once in a while i'll hit the floor on my knees and scream. >> reporter: the 69 year old widow almost missed out on her prize. the california lotto put out this photo, in the photo her daughter chralana. >> reporter: the family stopped at michael's market and liquor last may, but not to buy a ticket. >> i was car sick. we pulled over and i grabbed my water. and she was like get me a lotto ticket, i&i'm like -- and i'm like no no no. >> reporter: the ticket would sit in the car for five months until the photo appeared. >> i put my dollar glasses and i had put two pairs to see and it was chralana. >> at first she thought her daughter was in trouble. >> i got the third pair and i put
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, their spouses, running mates, all crisscrossing ohio, wisconsin, iowa, virginia, colorado, florida, nevada. and it's gonna look like this for the next 48 hours. >>> the convention was tonight. despite deadlocked national polls, mitt romney faces a tougher road. here is his closing plea to the crowd in englewood, colorado. >> we journeyed far and wide in this great campaign for america's future. now we're almost there. one final push is gonna get us there. we got a lot of short nights and long days, and now we're close. the door to a brighter future is there. it's open, waiting for us. i need your vote, i need your work, i need your help! walk with me! let's walk together! let's start anew! thank you so much, colorado! you guys are the best! >> as for mr. obama, he appeared with former president bill clinton in virginia tonight. this is the bull run, if you're from farther north. this is where he'll get the vote. earlier in the day, he was in the milwaukee area, a key to his success in wisconsin. and here is his last words for the crowd there. >> and if you're willing to work with me and kn
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
, iowa and nevada will put them over the top. mr. obama told a crowd of 23,000 in hollywood, florida, it's all up to them now. >> you know what i believe, you know where i stand. and you know that no matter what happens, i'll fight for you and your family every single day as hard as i know how. >> reporter: president obama will spend the last day of his last campaign in three midwest states, iowa, ohio and wisconsin. he said today that at this stage in the race he is merely a prop. and that the real stars of this drama are his get out the vote teams and the voters themselves, jeff. >> jeff: nancy, thank you. jan crawford now is with governor romney in pennsylvania. >> two more days! two more days and we can get to work rebuilding our country! >> two more days! >> reporter: in the crucial state of ohio, romney talked today in sweeping language about a brighter future. >> two more days we start rebuilding our country and restoring our confidence and renewing our conviction. confidence that we're in a solid path to steady improvement. americans don't settle, we build, we aspire, we dream, w
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm PST
to sell groceries. >> the strike at 115 stores in california and 13 in nevada makes customers to make tough choices. >> it takes a little bit of effort. it is closer to my house and i will have to spend extra gas to go to the middle of the island. >> this woman says she did not realize she crossed the picket line of the clerks she likes. >> friendly. some know me by name. >> they are all out on the street picketing. when should i do, go shop at safeway. >> i will not tell what you to do. >> she sided with the clerks and want elsewhere to shop. >> reporter: now, three years ago they disclosed or let go an undisclosed number of corporate employees for efficiencies and give more values to the customers. >> union rights are at the center of proposition 32 on tuesday's ballot. the measure, limiting union's giving money to campaigns is on track to the be costliest campaign. the latest poll shows half of all voter are opposed to prop 32. 16% are undecided. who is behind prop 32 campaign? >> reporter: union members say it will takeaway their voice. making political kopt pwaougzs for money
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am PST
, in virginia, even in ohio what they saw as a lead or slight lead now has slipped. novemb nevada off the table. it's changed this race. charlie and norah? >> political director john dickerson and national journal white house correspondent major garrett have been with us throughout this campaign. welcome. >> good to be with you. >> an exciting race. >> indeed, it is. >> let me start with john. what's the pathway, possible pathway for governor romney? >> well, let's start context. if we look at the map and we assign those states that are red states and blue states to the two candidates, president obama starts with 237. romney starts with 191. the president's already got a head start. and that means that if you look at all the possible scenarios, president obama has about 431 ways he can get to 270. mitt romney had just 76. let's look at mitt romney. the best possible scenario for him is that he wins florida. we'll give florida to him. then we'll give him the other big one, ohio. 18 electoral votes. then 15 in north carolina. let's give him 13 in virginia. still not there yet. 266. this gives you
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 4:00am PST
of nevada. but it was ohio that pushed the president over the 270 electoral votes needed to win. it was a commanding win for the president in the electoral college, but the popular vote was neck and neck. in his victory speech, mr. obama promised better days ahead. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the president watched the returns in his hometown of chicago. bigad shaban is there. >> reporter: the president took the stage here in his hometown of chicago at about half past midnight and he told a crowd of cheering supporters we may have battled fiercely, but it's because we love this country deeply. the president's family joined him on stage to celebrate four more years in the white house. >> you voted for action. not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> reporter: the president won almost all of the battleground states, giving him a decisive electoral victory. >> whet
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
, nevada and utah. but not all bay area organizations are as important. some are worried they won't have enough to meet this year's need. >> tu sometimes. cbs 5 reporter alyssa harrington reports. >> reporter: there's just ten days until thanksgiving and thousands of bay area families could go without a traditional dinner. donation are are down at second harvest food bng in san jose during their busiest time of the year. they're looking for all kinds of food, but most of all turkeys. >> turkey donations have been slow to come in. i think that's because most people were thinking about the giants or the election and i understand that, but with thanksgiving a week early, we really do immediate some help. >> reporter: they need 12,000 turkeys total and only have half of that. at sacred heart, they need 4,000 turkeys. so far there's just 62 in the back freeze erbe. >> right now, we don't have all the food we need. that's part of why we want to get the message out. >> reporter: part of the message that second harvest provides food to 250,000 people every month. >> that's literally one in te
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
on the campaign trail. he will visit wisconsin, nevada and colorado today. governor mitt romney is in virginia, after campaign iing i florida on wednesday. jan crawford filed this report this morning as the romney campaign headed north. >> to say that the hurricane threw a wrench in the presidential election is really an under dstatement. think about it. less than a week to go, the race this tight. both sides suspending campaigning and romney yesterday back on the campaign trail but muting his attacks on the president. and the president yesterday getting to do something romney could not. act as comforter in chief. >> we're going to help you get it all together. i promise, you're going to be okay. >> reporter: he met with victims and officials, reassuring that the government will be there to help. >> we're going to get this whole thing -- we're going to get this whole thing set up. >> reporter: at his side republican governor chris christie, a romney supporter. to show he was moving beyond partisan politics. >> he has been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incred
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
cruz mountains. i think a lot of snow in the sierra nevada. the latest forecast only has one to three feet. i think we could easily see two to five feet. watch out, gusty winds at 65 miles per hour. 60s for highs around the bay area today, get prepared. we have a big storm headed our way. then it tapers off to showers on saturday. more storms rolling in on sunday. that's the latest, guys. back to you. >> thank you. >>> they have a rich athletic history dating back over 100 years but this may be their best team ever. >> a south bay high school that you may have never heard of but they have everyone listening in a big way now. give it up for csd's big high school football team, this week's "cool school"! >>> >> reporter: 19 proud players, the fremont eagles, not a one over 200 pounds but these men are national champions. and every one of them is deaf. >> i tell people that deaf people can read, write, do anything, can communicate. the only thing they can't do is hear. >> reporter: the california school for the deaf is coming off its best season ever, ten winners in all but two games aga
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
's grocery store in northern california and nevada. the walkout began after contract talks broke off yesterday. the issue, there are many, medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working sundays a proposed pay freeze. >> okay with the freeze. we just want to keep what we have and keep the medical that we have with the union but they want to take that away. basically when we retired they probably -- we would have no medical. >> raley's says it needs to cut costs because of a growing number of stores selling groceries now. this is the first strike in its 77-year history. >>> encouraging news for drivers. prices at the pump have been dropping steadily over the past couple of weeks. the lundberg survey says prices dropped 21 cents since mid- october alone. the national average for a gallon of regular is now 3.55. however, in california, as we all know, a little higher, $3.98. and san francisco still holding the distinction for the nation's highest gas prices, $4.05 for a gallon here in the city. >> that's a distinction we don't want. >> no. we have had it for quite a while. >> n
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
to the nevada state line. you won't be able to go any further heading from the bay area or sacramento this morning. video now to show you what chain control is like. caltrans checking tires making sure everybody is driving at slow speeds down here because you never know when the weather changes and it changes on a dime in the sierra going from perfect to snow in just several minutes. so at this point right now everybody on caution right now because of the fact that there's a backup. the snow starting to come down steady back here live. we want to take you to the shoulder of the road. a good amount of powder hear about falling overnight. we are talking about probably five or six inches that's fallen. that's good for the resorts if you are going skiing or boarding today. in fact best part about it is weekend starts for us morning people in a few hours! [ laughter ] >> back to you. >> that's the best. sean bennett live in the sierra, thank you. >> hope he brought his skis with him. >> how would you like to bring some chains on one of those 18 wheelers? >> no way. >> two wheels is tough e
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
rallies today in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. and yesterday, vice president joe biden and former president clinton campaigned on his behalf. >> i'm for president obama because he's got a better economic plan, a better budget, a better healthcare plan. >> i actually have a plan for getting america back and for strengthening our foundation and my plan creates some 12 million jobs. >> like mr. obama, republican challenger mitt romney will have a full slate of campaign events today. yesterday he was in florida, today he will stump for votes in virginia. >>> nurses plan another 24-hour strike today at several bay area hospitals. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom to explain what's behind it. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. the issue is the same as the past three strikes reduction in patient care and disputes over contract negotiations. nurses say they will be out picketing as early as 7 a.m. and rallies will start at 11 a.m. this strike will involve 3200 nurses and several hundred respiratory, x-ray and other technicians. it will affect 7 bay area
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tonight. first nancy cordes with the president in the swing state of nevada. nancy. >> reporter: scott, white house aides are making sure we know the president is still conducting the federal response to sandy while he's on the road, making conference calls to governors in the storm area between rallies, but he's also make up for lost time, hitting nree or four states a day between now and the election. the president bounded back on to the campaign trail wearing a bomber jacket emblazoned with his title-- commander in chief. >> it is good to be back in green bay, wisconsin! hereporter: at each stop, he started by sharing lessons from hurricane sandy. >> when disaster strikes, we see america at its best. all the petty differences that consume us in normal times, all seem to melt away. >> reporter: both sides acknowledge the storm provided mr. obama with a valuable opportunity to show bipartisan leadership in the closing days of this race. republican new jersey governor and romney supporter chris christie repeatedly praised the president's performance and his compassion. >> you're go it
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 8:30am PST
, nevada. >> new hampshire got me the republican nomination, and new hampshire is going to get me the white house. thanks, you guys. >> schieffer: if there's anything both sides can agree on, this is close and could come down to one state, but which one, florida, virginia, or-- >> i think you may have noticed everyone paying's a lot of attention to ohio. >> schieffer: and them there's the wild card. what will the impact that the super storm that destroyed parts of new jersey and plunkedly the lower half the manhattan into darkness have the race? we've got the latest on hurricane sandy damage,en and this we'll turn to the best of the best political remembers, analysts and race watchers to give us their take on the presidential race. we'll start with peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." richard lowry of the "national review." harvard university's david gergen. and our own john dickerson. then we'll talk to stu rothenberg of the stu rothenbe rothenberg political reports. allen stanford of the university of virginia center for politics, democratic pollster
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Nov 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
about the early voting in most of the key battleground states. they feel very good about iowa and nevada. they think they're ahead by a they t there florida. red they may be right. but republicans tend to do better at getting their voters out on election day, so they can turn all that around and the ple ar people are arguing that thusenthusiasm and the intensity tens're seeing at their rallies will make that happen. i have to say, when you clear ,way all the spin, it is coming hing:to one thing: turnout. which side gets their voters to whic the polls tomorrow? and just to add that one note of fuspense to all of that: it's that storm heading toward florida tonight. owardlley: bob, thank you very much. as you know, under our constitution we don't vote e, wetly for a presidential elndidate, we are choosing electors for each of the candidates. each state has many as electors has it has members of congress and the senate. or takes 270 of those electors to win and our political dicktor john dickerson is here to show us how each candidate could reach that number. hn?n? tt scott, all 50 states c
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Nov 7, 2012 4:30am PST
levels in the sierra nevada down to 2500 to 3,000 feet. we could see a light dusting of snow on our mountaintops, drier weather on the weekend. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> on the dublin interchange, westbound 580 traffic, looks clear across this stretch. and yeah, the drive time is 15 minutes right now from the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange. we'll show you where it's starting to get slow and where we still have some areas of overnight roadwork. in fact, we have a full freeway closure eastbound lanes of highway 4 approaching loveridge. so again this is that ongoing roadwork they have been doing in the area westbound highway 4 still delay-free but again give it another half hour or so and we'll likely start to see some backups. then looks good all the way towards pittsburg-bay point and concord area. once again more roadwork coming into san francisco. it's on that connector ramp from northbound 280 to southbound 101. so that ramp should be closed until about 5:00. so hopefully they will reopen that any minute. in the meantime, it's been causing delays o
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Nov 18, 2012 7:30am PST
with fog. rainfall totals look like this. nevada picked up a fifth of an inch of rain. these totals are from the last several hours. they picked up 1.9 inches of rain. san francisco, half an inch. livermore managed 45- hundredths. winter storm warnings are posted throughout the sierra. a few inches posted about 10,000 feet. still the wind gusts could be up to 45 miles an hour. we're going to start out foggy and cloudy for the bay area today. just mild temperatures and changes ahead for the bay. as we expect, low clouds will be moving in midday on tuesday. that favors the north baby tuesday night. the only thing is we'll be starting out with fog in santa rosa. other than that, the field today will be far more sunshine than we had yesterday and the rain now has headed east to the bay area. increasing sunshine for us today. numbers still on the mild side. for san francisco, we're going to be looking at numbers on monday if you're headed out. 64 at the airport. looks good. no airport delays on monday. los angeles is sunny. so for the most part, so is chicago. new york looks okay for a c
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Nov 4, 2012 7:30am PST
chain which has 128 stores in northern california and nevada. >> contract talks with union members broke down early this morning. now the united food and commercial workers union has started picketing. changes in medical benefits for 7000 workers. >> happening right now, republican presidential candidate mitt romney is speaking at a rally in iowa. a live look. this is romney's final push for votes in swing state. president obama is leading his republican challenger in iowa in most of the polls. the president had 47 to 42 percent. >>> more pictures now. the former president bill clinton speaking at a rally in iowa as well. the president is expected to join in shortly. obama has a full schedule today. his campaign stops include a hampshire, florida, ohio, and colorado. >>> and president obama and republican mitt romney making final push for votes two days before the election for polls show the campaigns are running neck and neck nationally and the margins in most battleground state are in single digits. the president hit for swing states yesterday. instead he kept his promises he made four
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
or more food stores in california. in nevada they are hoping for a speedy resolution as we go into the busy holiday season. elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> they have been rallying against the utility and others after superstorm sandy hit. about 73,000 homes and businesses remain without power in new york and new jersey. most of the lingering outages are on long island. crews say they hope e to restore power to most of the homes and businesses by tomorrow night. >>> and there's major flooding today. this is shots from venice italy, the high tide marked yesterday was 5 feet above flood level. that's the 6th highest mark since record keeping started. it comes from heavy rains and wind whipped seas. movable barerers, have been in the works for years but will not -- barriers have been in the works for years but will not be ready until 2023. >>> 6:35, let's get a check on the weather here. >> it is cold today. >> little chilly. we'll see a little cold in the studio this morning. cold temperatures everywhere you go early on. a couple of clouds moving across your skies. what a nice begin
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
way to get from southern california to las vegas. a nevada company has a tentative deal to put a party trade on union pacific railroad tracks from daggett in san bernardino county to vegas and it would be called, the x train with plenty of party provisions. the tickets will be $99 each way including food and drinks. >> i don't know, it might be a good deal. >> the cbs special person to person with charlie rose and lara logan airs tonight and a star guest new orleans saint quarterback drew brees. >> first of all, that he's a great guy and that he clearly is a football hero who feels that his celebrity should be used for good things and he has been part of the rebuilding of new orleans and obviously because of the super bowl is a huge hero down there. >> and he will be joined by his wife. other guests are sean penn, gabby douglas and alisha keys. catch person to person at 10:00 on channel 5 tonight. >>> a san francisco holiday tradition will be repeated tonight. >> the lights go on on macy's's 83-foot tree in union square the 23rd annual great tree lighting ceremony. and the tree lightin
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
to the nevada state line. so very cold up here. i know that the weekend is about to start in a few hours so if you are coming up be safe. but it is very, very cold. frank, michelle? >> all right. sean bennett live in nyack, thank you. >>> i would imagine the ski resorts are saying, hooray, thanksgiving is coming, we have snow. and we have snow in the bay area, too. >> we could have snow on our peaks. but a lot of guys up there love to see the snow for thanksgiving and they are going to get some of it now. if it stays cold enough they can make snow, too. scattered showers around the bay area. we have had some lightning and thunderstorms rolling through early on today reports of power outages because of that. now most of the focus shifting a little bit further to the south. you can see occasional lightning strike showing up on our radar here. it looks like we're not done with the rain although we may catch a little bit of a break. out the door it is a chilly start to the day. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. by the afternoon, it's going to stay very cool. highs only running in the 50s. and t
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
their thing. heavenly opened up yesterday. every major ski resort in the tahoe area in nevada or northern california will be open by friday much better than last year where we had no snow until early december. back here in the bay area the bay bridge with a backdrop of mainly cloudy skies. concord 58. san francisco 61. cloudy in san jose. currently 62 degrees. the set up in the atmosphere is this. there is a large area of pressure approaching the bay area. it will take time to get here and time to leave. the first wave of rainfall gets here tomorrow morning, sloppy morning commute to wrap up the workweek and a rough drive home. this low pressure is going to take the weekend to get out leaving finally on sunday afternoon. so that's most of friday all of saturday and most of sunday looking wet. let's time the first wave for you because we're look at steady to heavy rainfall especially north of the golden gate on friday morning with scattered showers and kind of throughout the day picking up in intensity once again by 6:00 tomorrow night. highs tomorrow with the cloud cover with the rain, a
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Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
. concerninns is in auburn, krz, near the sierra, nevada mountains. good morning. >> god morning, norah. there is a lull in the rain. this area could look completely ifferent. rmsvy downpours could turn roads into rivers very quickly, toga, cali to california bigdents up and down the coast. experts say the rain that fell thealifornia on wednesday is just a small taste of what's to dome. ext first in a triple threat of ftorms that's already caused ower outages in saratoga, california, downing trees and reporter:ng to a big rig accident in sacramento. a jet stream that starts near tory ineapple growing territory a the hawaiian islands. some call it a rain train with a fina final and potentially >> devastating destination in the western u.s. >> it can cause a lot of damage. a warm sto warm storm that brings a lot of it.er along with it. tut on top of that, it could highernow to the higher elevations, but it will turn aroundand it will melt that snow right away and, in turn, that will turn into additional flooding. ding.porter: previous pineapple pineappleorms brought as many s 14" of rain.
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Nov 4, 2012 6:00am PST
, nevada, and iowa. so how does this model work? >> so every poll that people read about goes into the model and sees the projection in some way. >> reporter: there might be 30 or 40 of them a day in this year's poll-happy universe. silver's model averaging all those polls and then factors in how well they've performed in past elections and he comes up with probabilities like gambling odds. >> florida, for example, we had romney with a 60% chance of winning. that's how often when you have a one-point lead in the average of polls you've wound up winning in the past. in ohio we have obama with about a 75% chance of winning because he has a larger lead so it's more likely to be enduring on election day itself. >> i'm projecting that you need to win 99 games in order to make it to the post office. >> reporter: think money ball, the book and film about how a geek used numbers to outdo the oakland a's scouts using their intuition to find undervalued baseball players who could win. in other words, the stat-heads versus the pundits again. nate silver started out as a baseball statisti
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Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
is nevada. worst unemployment rate in the country, terrible economic conditions and the president is doing well there, he's talked to strategists they think he might wip that state and that gets to us the big question what this election is about which is a weak economy versus the demographic advantages that the president has. >> thank you. >>> benefit concert for superstorm sandy last night. the concert raised money for the red cross to benefit storm victims and rebuilding carrying toxic chemicals will keep residents of west point kentucky out of their homes indefinitely. the 13 car train derailed monday but all 1100 people were evacuated wednesday when the fire and fumes worsened. the fire sunday control and crews will work through the weekend to right the cars and to stop the fumes. >>> the new york knicks scored a big season opening win over the world champion miami heat in the first major sporting event since hurricane sandy hit new york. the knicks triumphed 104-84. dwayne wade who felt the game should have been postponed donated last night's paycheck $210
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